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December 1, 2017

Avalon, Hermitage

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LAW DAY -  MONDAY, MAY 1, 2017

4:30 P.M. - Avalon at Buhl Park

Public Welcome

Keynote Speaker : Sara A. Austin, Esq.

2017 PA Bar Association President

The 14th Amendment: Transforming American Democracy

The 2017 theme provides the opportunity to explore the many ways that the Fourteenth Amendment has reshaped American law and society. Through its Citizenship, Due Process and Equal Protection clauses, this transformative amendment advanced the rights of all Americans. It also played a pivotal role in extending the reach of the Bill of Rights to the states. Ratified during Reconstruction a century and a half ago, the Fourteenth Amendment serves as the cornerstone of landmark civil rights legislation, the foundation for numerous federal court decisions protecting fundamental rights, and a source of inspiration for all those who advocate for equal justice under law.

Click here to learn more about the 14th Amendment through the Library of Congress.

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